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grinding

noun

1 grinding

Material resulting from the process of grinding.

Dutch: vermalen, malen
Polish: przemiał



2 grinding

A harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears).

3 grinding

The wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice.

synonyms: abrasion, attrition, detrition.

Dutch: afschuring, vrijwillig ontslag
Polish: ścieralność


adjective

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more

Roget 739: severe; strict, hard, harsh, dour, rigid, stiff, stern, rigorous, uncompromising, exacting, exigent, exigeant, inexorable, ... show more

Roget 830: causing pain, hurting etc. v.; hurtful etc. (bad) 649; painful; dolorific, dolorous; unpleasant; unpleasing, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: ablation, ablative, abradant, abrasion, abrasive, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, application, arbitrary, aristocratic, arrogant, atomization, attrition, attritive, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, beating, boning ... show more.

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